EBONY M. ONOH
Cell Phone: (510)506-1546
University of San Francisco School of Law—J.D., Spring 2006
University of California, Berkeley—B.A. Political Science, Spring 2002
Shaw, Jacobsmeyer, Crain & Claffey, PC
Associate Attorney, Walnut Creek office December 14, 2015 - Present
Represents insurance carriers and self-insured employers in all aspects of workers' compensation claims.
EMO Law Group 2010-2011
Managed full-service legal practice. Provided advisory and litigation services to public and private employers.
Handles cases from referral to resolution
Hanna Brophy MacLean McAleer & Jenson, LLP 2007- 2010
Associate Attorney. Advised employers on local, state, and federal employment law matters. Propounded and responded to written discovery. Conducted and defended depositions. Appeared at civil case management conferences, administrative proceedings and arbitrations. Independently drafted pleadings, motions, trial briefs, and advice memoranda. Independently managed small workers’ compensation caseload. Built and maintained client relationships. Conducted client trainings to reduce grievances
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2005-2006
Law Clerk. Performed legal research and prepared opinions on federal employment law issues. Investigated facts related to proposed claims. Analyzed claims to report viability to managing attorneys. Drafted legal pleadings and motions.
Kennedy High School Law Academy – Advisory Board Member 2011
Secured state funding for program implementation. Provided input for curriculum and extracurricular activities for the program. Recruited legal professionals to act as mentors to Kennedy students
Young Black Lawyers – Founder 2007-P2011
Mentored law students regarding California Bar passage. Provided career guidance to various middle school students. Organized annual toy drive to benefit Oakland Early Head Start Programs.
University of San Francisco —Tort Tutor 2005- 2006
Selected to hold weekly tutorial sessions for first-year students. Tutored negligence, strict liability and intentional tort law doctrine. Read and reviewed practice examinations.
CORO Center for Civic Leadership—Fellow
Charles Houston Bar Association —Member
California Association of Black Lawyers—Member
National Bar Association—Member